Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Montreal
2010-11 Season Game No. 44 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Montreal Pre-Game Notes
* The Rangers rank 19th in the NHL with a 10-8-2 (22 pts) record at home; the Canadiens are tied for 22nd with a 9-11-0 (18 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 6-2-1 vs. the Northeast Division; the Canadiens are 6-4-0 against the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist is 10-6-2 with a 2.98 goals against average and one shutout in 19 career regular season appearances vs. Montreal; Martin Biron has posted a record of 14-10-0-1 with a 2.41 goals against average and two shutouts in 27 career regular season games against the Canadiens.
* Chris Drury has registered a team-high, 14 goals, 19 assists and 33 points in 41 career regular season contests vs. Montreal.
* New York lists no former Canadiens on its roster.
* Montreal lists two former Rangers on its roster: Scott Gomez (2007-08 to 2008-09); Alex Auld (2009-10).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Canadiens
At MSG: 124-121-54-1
At Montreal: 64-194-40-2
2009-10 Review -- Rangers vs. Montreal
Oct. 24 Rangers 4, Canadiens 5 (OT) at Montreal
Jan. 17 Rangers 6, Canadiens 2 at MSG
Jan. 23 Rangers 0, Canadiens 6 at Montreal
March 16 Rangers 1, Canadiens 3 at MSG
2010-11 Rangers vs. Montreal
Jan. 11 Rangers vs. Canadiens at MSG
Jan. 15 Rangers vs. Canadiens at Montreal
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Canadiens at Montreal
March 18 Rangers vs. Canadiens at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 11 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7 p.m.
Jan. 13 Rangers vs. Vancouver, 7 p.m.
Jan. 15 Rangers at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Jan. 16 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Jan. 19 Rangers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.
* Vinny Prospal has missed 43 games with a knee injury.
* Derek Boogaard has missed 13 games with a shoulder injury.
* Ryan Callahan has missed 10 games with a broken hand.
* Erik Christensen has missed five games with a sprained knee.
* Alex Frolov is out with a knee injury that requires season-ending surgery.
* The Rangers have lost 137 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.